Gay Rights

Seattle Mayor, Governor Hail Gay Marriage Ruling"I couldn't have imagined anything but living ... a secret or painful life," Murray said at an emotional news conference
Florist In Gay Rights Storm: 'I'm A Little Grain Of Sand'The 70-year-old grandmother who owns a flower shop in Washington state and became a national figure for refusing to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding says she was surprised her actions gained such notoriety.
Parents Pull Daughter From School After Transgender Student Allowed To Use Girls BathroomTwo Boise parents are upset after a transgender student was allowed to use the girls bathroom at their daughter’s high school.
23 Gay Rights Activists Arrested In Idaho House And SenateIdaho State Police said they arrested 23 people on suspicion of misdemeanor trespassing, two of whom were juveniles
Bicyclist Killed Fought 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' The bicyclist who died in a collision with a truck in downtown Seattle was identified as a well-respected attorney who challenged the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy for gay service members.
Vet Sues After Burial Plot With Gay Partner Denied A U.S. Navy veteran is suing after the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery refused to allow her to be buried with the ashes of her late wife
George Takei Beams At Front Of Seattle Pride March Thousands of people gathered in downtown Seattle on Sunday for the city's 40th annual Pride Parade
Idaho Gay Marriage Plaintiffs Seek Court Costs Four couples who successfully sued Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter over the state's gay marriage ban are now asking to be reimbursed for nearly half a million dollars of attorney fees and other court costs
Lawsuit Challenges Montana's Gay Marriage BanFour gay couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Montana's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
Couples Challenging Alaska Gay Marriage BanFive gay couples have filed a lawsuit challenging Alaska's ban on same-sex marriage.
Oregon Campaign To Turn Away Same-Sex Couples SuspendedFriends of Religious Freedom disagreed with the language of a proposed ballot initiative allowing business owners to refuse service to customers whose lifestyle was not in agreement with the owner's beliefs.
Nintendo Says No To Virtual Equality In Life GameNintendo said Tuesday it wouldn't bow to pressure to allow players to engage in romantic activities with characters of the same sex in English editions of "Tomodachi Life." This follows a social media campaign launched by fans last month seeking virtual equality for the game's characters, which are modeled after real people.